Another Hurdle for the Jobless: Credit Inquiries

Recent Article about importance of your credit when trying to get a new job!!

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Carlos Samaniego
www.CarlosSamaniego.com

August 7, 2009

Another Hurdle for the Jobless: Credit Inquiries

By07credit_600 JONATHAN D. GLATER

Digging out of debt keeps getting
harder for the unemployed as more companies use detailed credit checksĀ  to screen job prospects.

Out of work since December, Juan Ochoa was delighted when a staffing
firm recently responded to his posting on Hotjobs.com with an opening
for a data entry clerk. Before he could do much more, though, the firm
checked his credit history.

The interest vanished. There were too many collections claims against him, the firm said.